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Boy Name: Scipio

Name: Scipio
Pronunciation: \s(ci)-pio\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: African
Sounds Like: Seppi, Sepp, Sebo
Similar Names: Pippo, Lippo, Pipo, Sachio, Sapir, Seiji, Skip, Skipp, Spiro
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 15672


Scipio \s(ci)-pio\ as a boy's name. Ancient Roman name. Scipio Africanus was the Roman general (around 200 BC) who defeated the Carthaginian general Hannibal in the Punic War. Due to its Greco-Roman roots, the name bears connotations of heroism. However, in the South of America, the name was used as a slave name.

Baby names that sound like Scipio are Seppi, Sepp and Sebo. Other similar baby names are Pippo, Lippo, Pipo, Sachio, Sapir, Seiji, Skip, Skipp and Spiro.


Scipio is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#15672 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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